Qualcomm will kick off its multi-day Snapdragon summit event later today. The annual event that takes place in Hawaii took a digital route last year due to the pandemic, but is resuming its personal form this year.
This year, the 2021 Snapdragon Summit is expected to be full of new announcements, including the latest flagship processors from the US-based chipmaker. Here’s everything you need to know before the event.
When does the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2021 event start?
The 2021 Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit kicks off at 6pm EST (4:30am IST) and runs through December 2.
How to livestream the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2021 event?
The 2021 Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit can be streamed via the company’s YouTube channel. We’ll also be adding a quick link to the stream soon that you can watch when the event starts.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2021: What to Expect?
The pinnacle of the summit is expected to be the announcement of Qualcomm’s new flagship 800 series chipsets. However, according to leaks, Qualcomm is also expected to announce a new naming scheme for its future chipsets. As a result, we may even see new names for the latest chips, the highly anticipated Snapdragon 898 and Snapdragon 895.
The new 898 chipset is expected to have an excellent AMR Cortex-X2 CPU core clocked at 3.0GHz, accompanied by three Cortex-A710 mid-cores clocked at 2.5GHz. This chip is also expected to include the X65 5G modem, as well as an Adreno 730 GPU, which could offer 20 percent better performance than the Adreno 660.
Qualcomm is also expected to reveal more about the company’s “leading technology innovations in camera, AI, sound, gaming and connectivity”. The first phones with the new chip are expected to hit the market in H! 2021, with rumors that the Xiaomi 12 series could be the first phones to use the new SoC.